Remember the song, "Don't Fence Me In"?
Oh give me Land - lots of Land under starry skies above....
Don't fence me in.
I was singing that song a few days ago when prompted by a fleeting thought about entrapment. As my thoughts rambled ... Read more
Dizzy - Sleepy - Blurry Eyes - Diabetes or Pre Diabetes
I lost 60 pounds last year through a diabetes healthy eating program at Kaiser. With my usual blinders, I kept saying I was there because I wanted to lose the weight, I was not diabetic!
So I gave myself permission to take the summer off - ... Read more
It was a very good year - 2015
The words of that old 60s tune comes to mind "when I was 17, it was a very good year". Now its "when I turned 69, it was a very good year". A season of change, for good!
This year, I decided to make significant changes for the rest of my ... Read more
Ringing in the New!
I am inspired by the commitment of Sparkguy and his goal to keep us informed on all aspects of healthy living based on his experiences.
I am setting a new commitment to use this blog as my personal spiritual journal. To me, spirituality is ... Read more
Last week I was concerned about not reaching my goal. I had only lost 2 pounds in 4 weeks.
Well whatever that is about, it kicked a WARNING!! sign in my brain. Since last Thursday (today is Tuesday) I have lost 2 pounds. I did go to Disney... Read more
20-20 Goal Update
It seems so long ago that I started this journey. January 2014. Only a month ago. 4 weeks. I lost 2 pounds. That is a rip roaring .5 pounds a week. That is good, but the goal of 20 by May 15 will not happen at this rate.
As I review the re... Read more
One of my goals is to live healthy, lose weight, and stay in budget. What I have learned is that by shopping for fresh foods, and be willing to throw away excess, that I always have fresh foods to eat.
I have found produce stores, where I... Read more
Jan. 28 2014 - Intuitive Eating
Well, I am not there yet. Last October I stopped tracking, doing SP, just decided I needed a break, with holidays coming on.
Good news, through all the travel and parties, and friends getting together and no scale checkins, I gained only 4... Read more
Long term goals
Sanctification is the top priority. Preparing to return to regain those who have passed on. Using this life to its fullest potential.
Part of that goal is to serve others daily. To keep my body in shape to fulfill this goal. Another part is... Read more
What is this resistence to blogging?
Each time I have the opportunity to Blog my first thought is to how I can skip over the opportunity.
I love to talk, to share. I love to write papers and give lessons. So what is this problem I have getting my own personal thoughts "on pap... Read more
Sad Girl, Glad Girl
I have been sad for a while now, not realizing my potential, or even thinking about my potential!
My work ended by the closing of the division by upper management. I was the person in charge over 20 some employees and over 200 clients who a... Read more
Non-weight indicators of my health
Activity: When I can stay active and accomplish daily living tasks, create and follow a daily routine. (I am not there yet, but I am working on it). There is a program called side tracked home executives that has a plan, for years I made the pla... Read more
10 year visualization
Today's lesson was on visualizing my life 10 years from now. What an awakening it was for me. In ten years I will be 76 years old. The same age as a woman in my water exercise class. I realized, I will be slowing down a bit, maybe still taking c... Read more
Life is an adventure
When I was really young, I was timid and unable to speak my voice.
I don't know exactly when that changed. I remember taking lessons in life from a variety of sources. In my mid 20s I started seeing life as a journey. Somewhere I decided to... Read more
Shaking up my workout routine
I do water exercise. 1 hour a day 3 x a week.
I am working into 5 days a week (This week was the first I did that).
Each day I set a new challenge.
I find different water exercises on the internet.
This week, in addition to doing 5 days,... Read more